The St. Joseph Regional Green Knights and Seton Hall Prep Pirates will square off in the championship round of the 2023 New Jersey High School Football Playoff Brackets: NJSIAA – Non-Public A on Saturday, November 11, 2023 at 12pm ET at St. Joseph Regional High School in Montvale, NJ.
What it is: New Jersey High School Football
Matchup: St. Joseph Regional Green Knights vs. Seton Hall Prep Pirates
Time: Saturday Nov 11, 2023, 12pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 New Jersey High School Football Playoff Brackets: NJSIAA – Non-Public A
Locations: St. Joseph Regional – Montvale, NJ
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The Green Knights enter the game with a 6-3 record, while the Pirates have a 4-6 record. The Green Knights have the better offense, averaging 35.4 points per game, while the Pirates have the better defense, allowing just 22.3 points per game.
The Green Knights are led by senior quarterback Jack Miller, who has thrown for over 2,000 yards and 25 touchdowns this season. Miller also has a strong running game, with over 500 yards and 10 touchdowns on the ground.
The Pirates are led by senior running back Ben Peterson, who has rushed for over 1,500 yards and 20 touchdowns this season. Peterson is also a threat in the passing game, with over 300 yards receiving and five touchdowns.
The Green Knights defeated the Pirates, 30-21, last month. However, the Pirates have improved significantly since then and are playing their best football of the season.
This game is expected to be a close game, with both teams having evenly matched offenses and defenses. The outcome of the game will likely come down to which team can make the most stops on defense and which team can avoid costly turnovers.
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I predict that the St. Joseph Regional Green Knights will win this game, 35-28.
The St. Joseph Regional Green Knights are the better team overall. They have the better offense, the better quarterback, and the better running game. The Seton Hall Prep Pirates have a good defense, but they will need to play a perfect game in order to stop the Green Knights’ offense.
The key to the game will be the Pirates’ ability to slow down the Green Knights’ running game. The Green Knights have a strong running game that is averaging over 200 yards per game. The Pirates will need to get their linebackers and defensive linemen involved in order to stop the Green Knights’ running game.
The Pirates also need to avoid costly turnovers. The Green Knights have forced 20 turnovers this season. If the Pirates can avoid turnovers, they will have a chance to win this game.
The Green Knights are the favorites to win this game, but the Pirates are a dangerous opponent. If the Pirates can slow down the Green Knights’ running game and force them into turnovers, they have a chance to win this game.